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Mar
23
comment How to show to internal clients how complex is our task
like the xkcd?
Mar
9
comment When are nonblocking read or receive operations useful?
when you are receiving on multiple points
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@MSalters narrow the scope to just the instruction
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@MSalters no once you reach the break you always jump to after the switch/loop it is enclosed in. That is the definition of unconditional jump.
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@Solver you jump to after the else, in other words to the code outside the if-else
Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@Solver after you finish the then clause you need to skip the else (by definition of the clauses), that requires a unconditional jump
Mar
3
comment Design, how to utilize The Hardware (multiple threads and/or GPU) while indexing (via a database) a very large set of binary files
@chrispepper1989 you are mistaken, IO is capped by architecture (the memory bus and drive speed) and more threads will not help
Mar
3
comment Design, how to utilize The Hardware (multiple threads and/or GPU) while indexing (via a database) a very large set of binary files
There is no use in using more CPUs when you are blocked by IO
Mar
2
comment How can frond-end developer support different encoding (UTF-8 , UTF-16,..)other than ASCII?
check the BOM and then throw the input stream through the correct byte reordener
Feb
23
comment Is relying on Demorgan's law in open-source code a barrier to contribution?
@scriptin it's probably used in a loop
Feb
20
comment Why does Jenkins warn you if you tell it to check for changes every minute?
every minute means that it is essentially constantly checking the repo for changes, that is kinda expensive...
Feb
20
comment Can a high level language be faster than native C?
any time the naive C uses bubble sort instead of quicksort
Feb
19
comment Making an automotive system more 'modular' in terms of software?
"They want to be able to pick any car and replace its conventional battery or pump with a different type without having to redesign the entire system." -> That means standardized interfaces throughout.
Feb
18
comment Is there a term for data being written not being immediately available to be read?
bad caching in the data access layer
Feb
18
comment Finding the largest bundle of flagged points
first problem is that you need to group the red points, humans are good at it computers aren't.
Feb
18
comment standard format to describe opening schedules
who needs to read it?
Feb
18
comment cpp and h/hpp #include: “why” question
tl;dr legacy from C where it is legacy from dump compilers that could do symbolic import (as seen in every other language)
Feb
11
comment How to hide a honeypot ( excluding external CSS and JS )
If you are building a framework then provide a proper separate rate-limited API.
Feb
11
comment How to handle initial state in an event-driven architecture?
in a physical system you would run a wire and use binary logic: HIGH is brake depressed and LOW is brake not depressed
Feb
11
comment Why java has so many frameworks
because core java is filled with ancient crud and there are several oversights in the implementation